AK-630

One of two AK-630M installations on the former East-German ship Hiddensee
MR-123 fire control radar on the Soviet aircraft carrier Minsk
Coastal based AK-603 of Indian Navy during firing drill
H/PJ-13 (NG-18)
Map of AK-630 operators in blue with former operators in red

Soviet and Russian fully automatic naval, rotary cannon, close-in weapon system.

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One of two AK-630M installations on the former East-German ship Hiddensee

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30×173mm rounds

30 mm caliber

Specific size of popular autocannon ammunition.

Specific size of popular autocannon ammunition.

30×173mm rounds
30 mm rounds
The depleted uranium penetrator of a 30×173 mm round used in the GAU-8
30×113 mm rounds being loaded into an AH-64D Apache Longbow
Soviet 30×165 mm
Size comparison between 30x170mm RARDEN AFV round and 5.56x45mm NATO

30 mm is also a popular calibre for shipboard close-in weapons systems, such as the Russian AK-630 and Dutch Goalkeeper CIWS.

Kashtan CIWS

Close-in weapon system

Point-defense weapon system for detecting and destroying short-range incoming missiles and enemy aircraft which have penetrated the outer defenses, typically mounted on a naval ship.

Point-defense weapon system for detecting and destroying short-range incoming missiles and enemy aircraft which have penetrated the outer defenses, typically mounted on a naval ship.

Kashtan CIWS
Phalanx CIWS and Bofors 40mm L70 Gun aboard ROCN Di Hua (PFG-1206)

AK-630 - 30×165mm caliber

RGM-84 Harpoon firing from USS Leahy (CG-16) in 1983

Anti-ship missile

Guided missile that is designed for use against ships and large boats.

Guided missile that is designed for use against ships and large boats.

RGM-84 Harpoon firing from USS Leahy (CG-16) in 1983
Martel guided anti-ship missile
The MBDA Exocet anti-ship missile under a Dassault Rafale
P-15 unloaded from missile tube aboard the USNS Hiddensee
R-360 Neptune guided anti-ship missile

Close-in weapon systems (CIWS), including the Soviet-or Russian-made AK-630 or Kashtan, German Millennium Gun or the Phalanx and Goalkeeper. These are automated gun systems mounted on the deck of a ship that use radar to track the approaching missile, and then attempt to shoot it down during its final approach to the target.

Matka-class missile boat

NATO reporting name for a group of hydrofoil missile boats built for the Soviet Navy .

NATO reporting name for a group of hydrofoil missile boats built for the Soviet Navy .

R-44 also has the AK-630М1-2 Roy CIWS which is two 30 mm gatling guns superimposed on each other, in place of the AK-630.

Minesweeper J 636 underway in British coastal waters during World War II

Natya-class minesweeper

The Natya class, Soviet designation Project 266M Akvamarin, were a group of minesweepers built for the Soviet Navy and export customers during the 1970s and 1980s.

The Natya class, Soviet designation Project 266M Akvamarin, were a group of minesweepers built for the Soviet Navy and export customers during the 1970s and 1980s.

Minesweeper J 636 underway in British coastal waters during World War II

Armament: 1 × 30mm AK-306 CIWS, 2 × 14.5 mm MTPU-1 machine guns, BKT high-speed pin sweep, TEM-4 electromagnetic sweep, AT-3 acoustic sweep, SZ-1 or SZ-2 depth charges, "Livadia" mine detector-finder.

Sovremenny-class destroyer Osmotritelny

Sovremenny-class destroyer

Class of anti-ship and anti-aircraft guided missile destroyers of the Soviet and later Russian Navy.

Class of anti-ship and anti-aircraft guided missile destroyers of the Soviet and later Russian Navy.

Sovremenny-class destroyer Osmotritelny
Midships view.
Bow view.
Helicopter pad.
Sovremenny-class destroyer Bezuderzhny underway.
Nastoychivy underway in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Ventspils, Latvia (2005).
Overhead view of Stoyky.
The third Sovremenny-class destroyer sold to China was delivered in December 2005.
The newest version has updated its close-defense systems.
The rear main gun has been removed from the latest version.

The ship has four six-barreled 30 mm AK-630 auto-cannon systems.

INS Chennai (D65)

Third and last ship of the stealth guided missile destroyers of the Indian Navy.

Third and last ship of the stealth guided missile destroyers of the Indian Navy.

Four AK-630 rapid-fire guns will provide the ship with close-in-defence capability while an MR gun will enable her to provide effective naval gunfire support.

Svetlyak class patrol boat users

Project 10412 patrol boat

Export version of the Russian Svetlyak class patrol boat.

Export version of the Russian Svetlyak class patrol boat.

Svetlyak class patrol boat users

2x AK-306 gun mount (AK-176 gun can be mounted in the bow section)

INS Kamorta (P28)

First of four anti-submarine Kamorta-class stealth corvettes which has been built for the Indian Navy.

First of four anti-submarine Kamorta-class stealth corvettes which has been built for the Indian Navy.

It is fitted with an OTO Melara 76 mm main gun, and uses two AK-630 guns and provision for 16-cell VLS launched Barak 1 missiles as close-in weapon system, which will be added later.

The Hall of Space Technology in the Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, Kaluga, Russia. The exhibition includes the models and replicas of the following Russian inventions:

Timeline of Russian innovation

This timeline of Russian Innovation encompasses key events in the history of technology in Russia, from the Grand Duchy of Moscow up to the Russian Federation.

This timeline of Russian Innovation encompasses key events in the history of technology in Russia, from the Grand Duchy of Moscow up to the Russian Federation.

The Hall of Space Technology in the Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, Kaluga, Russia. The exhibition includes the models and replicas of the following Russian inventions:
All-Russia exhibition 1896 in Nizhny Novgorod. An electric tram, an earlier invention by Fyodor Pirotsky, drives between the pavilions featuring breakthrough designs by Vladimir Shukhov: the world's first steel tensile structures, gridshells, thin-shells and the first hyperboloid steel tower. The exhibition demonstrated the first lightning detector and an early radio receiver of Alexander Popov, caterpillar tractor of Fyodor Blinov, the first Russian automobile, and other technical achievements.
The wooden churches of Kizhi, built completely without nails and featuring such traditional elements of Russian architecture as the tented roof, multiple onion domes and bochka roofs.
Zvonnitsa of Transfiguration Cathedral in Vyazemy near Moscow.
Streltsy with muskets and bardiches.
Boyars with gorlatnaya hats on a painting by Andrey Ryabushkin.
Typical Russian oven in a peasant izba.
Russian Vodka in various bottles and cups.
The kokoshniks of the Holy Trinity Church in Nikitinki, Moscow.
The Church of Ascension in Kolomenskoye, Moscow, an early tented roof church. Kokoshniks are seen at the base of the tent.
Russian abacus.
Saint Basil's Cathedral.
A view of the Tsar Cannon, showing its massive bore and cannonballs, and the Lion's head cast into the carriage.
The bochka roofs of the Transfiguration Church in Kizhi, holding onion domes above.
Gorodki arranged in the pushka (cannon) pattern behind the gorod line.
A typical wooden Bird of Happiness.
Dymkovo toys.
Troika pulling a sleigh.
Khokhloma tableware on a Soviet postage stamp.
Nikolay Diletsky's circle of fifths in Idea grammatiki musikiyskoy (Moscow, 1679)
Tula pryanik.
Balalaika.
A Podstakannik with a glass inside
A classic 14-facet Soviet table-glass.
Modern Russian rubles and kopecks.
A view of St. Petersburg by Alexey Zubov, 1716. Shows yachts and war ships on the Neva River.
A corner of the acoustic room inside the Leaning Tower of Nevyansk, with some rebar seen.
The Leaning Tower of Nevyansk has a metallic rod on top, grounded through the rebar (some are seen below).
The Tsar Bell.
Inside the ice palace of Empress Anna of Russia.
A quick-firing gun battery of Andrey Nartov
Bronze Licorne: caliber 152mm, effective range 1278m, height 174cm, weight 707kg, cast in 1849 in the Bryansk Arsenal master Nazarov, currently displayed at the Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps, St. Petersburg.
The Transportation of the Thunder-stone in the Presence of Catherine II. Engraving by I.F.Schley of the drawing by Yury Felten. 1770.
A typical samovar
Orlov Trotter, considered the fastest for most of the 19th century.
A seven-string Russian guitar
Russian soldiers wearing in peaked caps.
Electric arc.
Early 19th Century depiction by Aleksander Orłowski
Russian Navy's sailor cap.
Beehive frame filled with honey.
The search of data on Semen Korsakov's punched card, a part of the machine called linear homeoscope.
Components of a centrifugal fan.
19th-century oil wells near Baku.
An old-style household radiator.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg.
Russian salad.
Beef Stroganoff.
Gymnasterka of sergeant of Red Army (1935)
W. T. Odhner's arithmometer
Yablochkov candles illuminating a music hall in Paris.
An old cylindrical oil storage tank.
Electric tram in Saint Petersburg.
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, the world's tallest Eastern Orthodox church.
Shielded metal arc welding.
The original matryoshka carved by Vasily Zvyozdochkin and painted by Sergey Malyutin.
The world's first tensile steel Shell by Vladimir Shukhov (during construction), Nizhny Novgorod, 1895.
The world's first hyperboloid lattice 37-meter water tower by Vladimir Shukhov, All-Russian Exposition, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 1896
A modern foam fire extinguisher.
Aneroid sphygmomanometer with stethoscope, used for auscultatory blood pressure measurement.
Bayan accordion.
Gleb Kotelnikov with his invention, the knapsack parachute.
Shilovsky's gyrocar in 1914, presented in London.
A modern Russian gas mask.
The Tsar Tank.
The later version of the Soviet Army ushanka.
Lydia Kavina playing theremin.
Troika with wolves, an example of Palekh miniature.
Polikarpov Po-2 Kukuruznik.
Soviet TT-26 teletank, the first military robot.
Spring-loaded camming device in a parallel crack.
Pressure suit.
A modern underwater welding.
Tupolev ANT-20 propaganda aircraft.
Kirza boots.
Kirlian photo of two coins.
T-34, the most successful tank design of World War II.
A 150mm aperture Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope.
Antonov A-40 winged tank.
Front view of a MiG-15.
A Type 2 AK-47, the first machined receiver variation
A Berkovich tip.
Inside a carbon nanotube.
An Ilizarov apparatus treating a fractured tibia and fibula.
BN350 nuclear fast reactor.
Tokamak magnetic field and plasma current.
Baikonur Cosmodrome's "Gagarin's Start" Soyuz launch pad prior to the rollout of Soyuz TMA-13, October 10, 2008.
The large-size model of R-7 Semyorka, the first ICBM and the first orbital rocket.
Sputnik 1 replica.
Raketa-234 on the Volga River.
A Komar class missile boat launching a missile.
Lenin, the first nuclear icebreaker
Staged combustion rocket cycle.
tAn RPG-7 with warhead, world's most used anti-tank weapon.
The model of Vostok spacecraft, the first human spaceflight module.
Russian space food.
A Tsar Bomba-type casing on display at Sarov.
Mil Mi-8, the world's most produced helicopter.
Molniya 1 satellite.
Launch of a Proton rocket.
Soyuz spacecraft (TMA version).
Mil V-12, the world's largest helicopter.
Schematic diagram of the radial keratotomy with incisions shown.
Hall effect thrusters.
BN350 desalination unit, the first nuclear-heated desalination unit in the world.
APS underwater assault rifle.
NS Arktika, the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
RT-2PM Topol, the first reliable mobile ICBM.
Kirov class battlecruiser Admiral Lazarev.
Typhoon class submarine, covered with ice.
Tetris figures.
Mir space station.
A Su-27 performing the Cobra maneuver.
Beriev Be-200 dropping the water painted into the colors of the flag of Russia.
A launch of Zenit 3SL rocket from the Sea Launch platform Ocean Odyssey, originally built in Japan as oil platform, and then modified by Norway and Russia for space launches.
NS 50 Let Pobedy, the world's largest icebreaker.
Ion trajectories in an Orbitrap mass spectrometer.

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